En Ka Society announces 

Fourth Quarter Grants

and seeks

new First Quarter Grant Requests



The En Ka Society is pleased to announce the recipients of its Fourth Quarter Grants.  The following organizations received a financial gift for use as described:


  • Arthur Griffin Museum of Photography to fund a Photo Summer Camp for children of all ages.
  • Boy Scout Troop 507 for park repairs at the Vinson-Own Science Park.
  • North Suburban YMCA for a program to get “kids off the streets” by providing a drop-in center for recreational activities, dances, and field trips.  Over one hundred Winchester teens 13-19 will be given free summer memberships for this program.
  • Winchester Chamber of Commerce to partially fund the hanging flower baskets in Winchester Center.
  • Winchester Public Schools Incident Management Team to fund 20, 2-way portable radios to access communication, working with Public Safety during incidents when other modes of communication may not be available.
  • Winchester Tennis Association for one-third of miscellaneous expenses for the Junior Tennis Team Tournament in August.
  • Winchester Trails to provide teaching supplies for volunteers who will mentor parent guides to educate children using the schoolyard as an outdoor classroom.
  • WSA Jenks Senior Centerto upgrade computer systems and wireless routers used for educational, informational, and sociability and interests for Winchester’s senior population. 


The En Ka Society is a volunteer non-profit women’s organization that provides aid, through volunteer service and fundraising, to local charities and organizations, which are charitable in nature, and benefit the Winchester community. Local non-profit organizations may apply for En Ka grants, which are awarded quarterly.


Since 2000, the En Ka Society has awarded over $1 Million through more than 400 grants to local organizations that address the needs of students and youth, the elderly, the physically challenged and non-profit organizations devoted to providing community enrichment and/or health and social services.  Please note that requests to fund salaries or fixed operating expenses cannot be considered. A project budget and organization financial statement must be included with the requests for funding, if available.

The deadline for the First Quarter Grants is October 1, 2014 and Grant applications are available on this website, or by contacting Tinie Noordzij, Gifts Chair, through this website, or at 1037 Main St. Winchester, MA 01890. 

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